Tippets: Golden Gate Park Fly Fishing Club Celebrates 80 Years, Get to Know Your Backing

May 22, 2018 By: Erin Block

  • The Golden Gate Park Fly Fishing club recently celebrated 80 years since the facilities were built and 85 years since the club was formed. “In addition to its monthly casting lessons, the club’s outreach includes organized outings to fishing spots, a program for disabled veterans, and various classes in tying flies and building rods,” writes Annie Ma. Via SF Gate.
  • Getting into your backing when fighting a fish can be exhilarating. It can also bring panic to a situation that requires clear thinking. In this article, Jesse Lowry writes about understanding your reel’s backing and how it works, to help keep your calm when fighting big fish in open water. Via Gink & Gasoline.